The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.12% - 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% - 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £35,000 - £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 223 207 197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.17% 18.52% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 191 150 146
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Gloucestershire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for MSTest in Gloucestershire

MSTest
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 1 £35,000 -
MSTest
South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center